Tag: japanese family

Akira: A reflection on Japan’s future past

The classic 1988 film Akira was set in a dystopian Japan 2019. Now in that fateful year, Hannah Lee looks at what Akira got right, […]

Hiroshima’s Restless Ghosts

Japan’s treatment of its atomic bomb survivors reflects its troubled approach to history and identity, but there is still room for hope, Callum Dargavel writes.

Elderly Life in the Hidden World of Karaoke Kissas and Classrooms – “Academic Talks” with Benny Tong

Benny Tong is a PhD candidate at the ANU studying the lives of elderly Japanese people in karaoke bars and how they seek fulfilment and […]